Gallery: Architects Design Luxe Bug Hotels For London Parks

 

With bee populations dwindling and researchers still working to find answers, architects in the UK are showing their support for insect populations in London city parks by designing luxe bug hotels! British Land and The City of London Corporation just announced a shortlist of five designs in their Beyond the Hive competition for bug hotels that will now be built around the city in hopes of buoying insect populations with sustainable habitats. Starting June 18th, the public can start voting for their favorite design which will be awarded a "Golden Beetle" award along with a juried winner during the London Festival of Architecture.

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  1. Tommy Maq February 8, 2013 at 12:44 pm

    What’s wrong with the compost pile hidden behind some bushes?

  2. London Fieldworks' Pixe... August 17, 2010 at 12:47 pm

    […] over 250 bird and bug boxes available in the stunning sculptural art installation, birds can choose from a range of shapes and […]

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